Potassium Needed

Your body may need more Potassium if you are stressed and or have muscle tension.potassium

I have been going to the chiropractor for my neck and back and they said that my muscle tension is pulling my neck and back out of alignment and that I should get a massage to
relax my muscles. I did just that. The next week I got a upper body massage. I got some muscle relief for about 3 days then it was back again.

For some reason I decided to drink a low sodium V-8 and in 20 minutes the muscle tension started to let up. V-8 has over 1,000 milligrams of potassium. The next day I paid attention to my diet and ate high potassium foods. banana and raisins for breakfast, baked potatoe and lima beens for dinner, banan/strawberry smoothie for mid day snack, low sodium v-8 in the evening. NOW – my muscle tension has released. I am no longer uncomfortable.

Did you know that our bodies need a MINIMUM of 2000 milligrams of potassium a day?
The recommened amount is 3000 and your body can handle up to 6000 milligrams a day.
I was barely getting 1000 milligrams….that was my under lying problem for my muscle tension.

So if you have the same problem here is a list of potassium rich foods that you can eat to ease the muscle tension as it did me.

Bananas
Potatoes
Apricots
Raisins
Nuts
Cantalope
Kiwi
Lima Beans
Honey Dew
Oranges
Prunes
Spinach
Tomatoes
Winter Squash

I hope that  this blog will help you. For more interesting HEALTH articles you can visit my website and read my past newsletters. Click on the link below

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About Trish

I have been taking supplements since age 14. I read many books on the subject. I have kept my arthritis in check for years with the Goldshield Elite supplements. On this blog I will share with you my experiences with the supplements and what ever else I believe may be of interest to healthy minded people.
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